Bangladesh opt to bowl in 2nd Zimbabwe T20

Mahmudullah Riyad (AFP)
Mahmudullah Riyad (AFP)

Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah Riyad won the toss and elected to bowl on Wednesday in the second Twenty20 international against Zimbabwe at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka.

Bangladesh lead the two-match series 1-0 after winning the Monday's first match by 48 runs.

Bangladesh handed pacer Hasan Mahmud a Twenty20 debut and picked Mohammad Naim and Al-Amin Hossain for Tamim Iqbal, Shafiul Islam and Aminul Islam in their three changes from the opening win.

Zimbabwe handed a Twenty20 cap to Charlton Tshuma for Donald Tiripano in their only change.

Bangladesh won the preceding one-day international series 3-0 and one-off Test by an innings and 106 runs.

Bangladesh

Liton Das, Mohammad Naim, Mahedi Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad (Capt), Soumya Sarkar, Afif Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Al-Amin Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Mahmud.

Zimbabwe

Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, Craig Ervine, Brendan Taylor, Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams (Capt), Wesley Madhevere, Richmond Mutumbami, Tinotenda Mutombodzi, Chris Mpofu, Carl Mumba, Charlton Tshuma

Umpires: Gazi Sohel (BAN), Masudur Rahman (BAN)

TV Umpires: Tanvir Ahmed (BAN)

Match Referee: Jeff Crowe (NZ).

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